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Powershell to list all VM per datastore

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Hi All,

I got the following script to list all of the VM per datastore, but somehow it display blanks for certain VMs ?

Get-Datacenter | Get-VM | %{ $_.Name + " - " + (($_ | Get-Datastore | select Name).Name) | sort Name } | ft -AutoSize 

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can anyone assist me here in refine this script ?

Thanks.
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by:Luciano Patrão
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Hi

What you man blank? I see no problem with that script.

Jail
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by:jjoz
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There's certain occasion in which the VM datastore went blank ?
eventhough the VM is actually running and working fine but it was reported as blank eg. no result ?
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by:Luciano Patrão
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Check that VM and see if there is more than one Datastore allocated to that VM. If yes, then you need to create a Foreach to list all the Storage for each VM.

Jail
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Let me know if this gives you what you need...

Let me know!
-Virt

Comment: Lists the Datastores for each VM in a CSV file.


# NAME: VM-Datastore-Report.ps1
#
# COMMENT: Lists the datastores for each VM in a CSV file.  Output will be sent to
#                C:\scripts\output\VM-Datastore-report.csv.
# ==============================================================================================


Get-View -ViewType VirtualMachine | %{
      New-Object PSObject -Property @{
            Name = $_.Name
            Host = (Get-View $_.Summary.Runtime.Host).Name
            Datastore = [system.String]::Join(",",($_.Storage.PerDatastoreUsage | %{Get-View $_.Datastore} | %{$_.Name}))
      
      }
} | Export-Csv "C:\Scripts\Output\VM-Datastore-report.csv" -NoTypeInformation -UseCulture
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by:jjoz
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Yes it works flawlessly !

thanks man.
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